Cucumber lime spritzer drink

Summer is hot, right?  Hot and sticky and sometimes a little bit humid.  Which is why you need some go-to drink recipes at your disposal.

It’s cool, I’ve got your summer drinks. (your mom likes summer drinks)

cucumber and lime spritzer

Here’s the most ridiculously simple cucumber lime spritzer drink you’ll ever make.

You might already have everything you need for this drink sitting in your kitchen (or garden) right this very second.  Because you’re just that kind of person, I have a feeling.

cucumber lime spritzer drink

  • 24 oz club soda
  • 3 limes (about 1/4 – 1/2 cup fresh juice)
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 – 2 cups ice
cucumber lime spritzer

Mix the club soda, cucumbers and lime juice in a pitcher.  Serve cold.  If you’d like to spice the drink up a bit add 1/2 cup gin to pitcher.

Serve to myriad guests who will be astonished at your cleverness and general hostess-y skills.

Bask in your own greatness.  Repeat.

-recipe via Real Simple

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10 Comments

  1. Maria :

    Love this drink! Great for summer!

  2. Stacy Alexander, Writer/Artist :

    I love this drink! It also tastes great to toss a little fresh grated ginger into the mix. Gives it a little kick.

  3. Debby :

    That looks so yummy! Definitely need to make that!
    Can you also tell me where you got that plate?! It’s beautiful!!! :)

  4. Erin @ The Grass Skirt :

    Thank you for this! I am pregnant, and I am soooooo sick of plain water. This drink is perfect for me. :)

  5. jane maynard :

    sounds delish – and the pictures are so lovely!